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Just Desserts (2004)

Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking ... See full summary »

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Kevin Connor

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Joseph Tropiano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren Holly ... Grace Carpenter
Costas Mandylor ... Marco Poloni
Dorie Barton ... Candy Fallon
Andrew Lauer ... Jacques du Jacques
Brenda Vaccaro ... Lina
David Proval ... Uncle Fabrizio
Maria Bertrand ... Angela
Bruce Thomas ... Jim
Rodger Bumpass ... Boz Roswell
Alan Shearman ... Barry Felt
Carol Ann Susi ... Mrs. Guzzi
Gene Davis ... Wesley King (as Eugene Davis)
Joseph La Rocca Joseph La Rocca ... Waiter (as Joe Laroca)
Wolfgang Puck ... Wolfgang Puck
Jean Pierre Bergeron ... Emile Fragonard
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Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help them. But he needs a partner, so he asks Grace Carpenter, the baker of a restaurant, although they started off on the wrong foot, she agrees. So they go to the competition and things seem to be looking good except for a few complications. One of the other contestant Jacques du Jacques is Marco's former classmate at the Academy, whom he says betrayed him. Emil, one of the judges, is Marco's former instructor at the Academy whom he did not leave a good impression on. And Marco's temper, will they be able to pull it off? During this time, Marco also finds himself attracted to her, but she already has a boyfriend. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuki a sütid See more »

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Stereo

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Since the title and central theme of this movie "Just Desserts" is desserts, particularly chocolate, it's interesting to note that the main chef character said he added water to his chocolate concoction, a box to hold an engagement ring he was asked to make. When the other main chef character, his love interest, tastes the chocolate, she is so impressed with how it tastes, she faints. Anyone who has ever melted chocolate knows that allowing even the smallest hint of water to melted chocolate will cause it to "seize" and become irreparably grainy. The resulting confection has a mouth feel of mud. See more »

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Referenced in Cory in the House: Just Desserts (2007) See more »

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A Great Romantic Treat
26 April 2004 | by mauramssygSee all my reviews

This is a great Valentine's Day gift. A gorgeous guy and a pretty girl fall in love while trying to beat the competition at a baking contest. Very romantic. I'm a real fan of Costas Mandylor since his days at Picket Fences and he hasn't lost his appeal. Lauren Holly is still lovely and adorable and the two still have great chemistry together. The supporting cast was good as well. Seeing all those wonderful desserts being made was a delicious sight in itself. I loved that Costas and Lauren teamed up to win in the baking competition and in love. This is the kind of film that satifies all palates, romantic and otherwise. Hallmark always shows excellence in their programming and this is no exception. The whole family can view this film. Also shows that sometimes love triumphs over any adversity. I found myself sighing and wishing for more for this film and also yearning for those wonderful desserts. I recommend this film highly for all ages. A great treat for all.


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